AMI trained Elementary Guide


Thacher Montessori School

Thacher Montessori School (Toddler-AP in Milton, MA) is accepting applications for lead guides for Elementary for 2021-22 school year

The ideal lead guide candidate will have:

• At least three years of Montessori teaching experience at one level

• AMI Montessori training

More importantly, we are seeking lead guides with:

• Deep knowledge of Montessori theory

• Impressive experience with how to apply Montessori theory successfully

• A talent for innovative problem solving that is consistent with those same Montessori principles and practices

• An affinity for learning while leading a class

• A desire to shape a connected community of staff, parents, and students Thacher teaching staff members strive for the following qualities:

• Flexibility in addressing children’s needs

• Excellent observation skills

• A sense of humility and sense of humor with peers

• Great communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues

• The ability to listen and be present

Located within a half-mile of Boston city limits, the school enjoys a rich cultural and geographic diversity in a natural setting, lying between a 7,000-acre nature preserve and The Wakefield Estate, a 23-acre arboretum with livestock and specimen gardens. Each of our 9 classrooms in a 1989 building designed for Montessori schooling is led by a Montessori trained guide, assisted by a second faculty member and, at the elementary and adolescent levels, specialists. The school is AMS accredited for all ages and recognized at the 0-3 and 3-6 levels by AMI. With a strong foundation built over the last 50 years, the school is poised to carry out its missions as a fully realized and still developing Montessori community.

Please send a letter of interest and Resume to Deba Dunn, Head of School at